Senior Analyst, Demand Fulfillment
Scotts Miracle-Gro

Olympia, Washington

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Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day. Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace. Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today's gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders.

We're looking for a Senior Demand Planning Analyst who will grow at our Marysville, OH corporate headquarters.

The Sr. Demand Planning Analyst will lead and execute the demand planning process for the designated products and drive improvement in forecast error; work with Marketing and lead Brand Consensus; resolve demand-related questions by troubleshooting and working with other functions; drive improvement in forecast error by analyzing existing processes and making recommendation for improvement; drive tracking of performance of new items.

In this role you will:

  • Create and monitor forecasts in JDA for all customers. This includes but is not limited to: correct set-up and data integrity within JDA, reviewing and correcting JDA exceptions and consumption issues, executing demand planning calendar tasks on time, attend and provide input on weekly availability calls, understand statistical modeling and how user input impacts the forecast, and review daily cuts and take corrective action/research.
  • Provide one point of contact for all forecasting related questions from other functions, and utilize troubleshooting skills to work with other functions to correct any issues.
  • Collaborate with business development teams to incorporate customer specific information into the forecast.
  • Drive cross functional Consensus Meetings to review rolled up forecasts across each customer.
  • Proactively communicate known forecast changes on items that are yet to be validated, facilitate monthly input through judgmental worksheets, and work to close operational vs. financial (consensus target) gaps.
  • Be the subject matter expert on your item level data and forecasts.
  • Work on POS trend analysis, category analysis, volatility and forecast error history on items.
  • Track performance of new items across all customers. Drive improvement in new item processes and forecast error.
  • Drive continuous improvement by examining existing demand planning processes and making recommendations for improvement.

The perfect person will have:
  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business or related field
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in Demand Planning in retail or consumer products
  • Experience and working knowledge of SAP, JDA or similar demand planning systems
  • Advance skills in Microsoft Office Suite, including Access and Excel
  • Effectively partner cross-functionally within the organization
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical and statistical skills

Some other nice to have's:
  • Working knowledge of JDA Demand Planning
  • Experience working within a manufacturing CPG company

Here at ScottsMiracle-Gro, we believe providing an enriching and engaging employee experience is what sets us apart from other organizations. We recognize our employees are so much more than just their job title so we offer programs and benefits that support them in all aspects of their lives. Wondering how we do it? Below is a glimpse of our highlight reel...
  • Our Live Total Health program provides you with options to align to your personal needs. Selections range from medical, dental and visioncoverage for you, your spouse/domestic partner and dependents to an outstanding wellness reimbursement program to an unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%)as well as a 15% discount on company stock and much more
  • We know ourtalent is our most precious asset and your unique development contributes to our organization's success now and in the future. Career growth at our company is not always a ladder. It's much more like a rock climbing adventure. Grow through exploration and experiences rather than a predictable linear path.
  • We value the importance of family. We provide access to Maven Family Planning and up to $30,000 to accommodate for adoption, fertility and surrogacy.
  • Be part of something bigger by joining one of our Employee Resource Groups focusing on diversity and inclusion, family, education and sustainability: Scotts Women's Network, Scotts Black Employees' Network, Scotts Veterans' Network, Scotts Young Professionals, Scotts Pride Network (GroPride), Scotts Associates for a Greener Earth (SAGE), Scotts Family TREE and our Associate Boards.
  • Join a company with a strong belief in giving back to the communities where we live and work. We have a shared passion for service and volunteerism and believe participating in community service benefits our communities and strengthens our team.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent communities.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.


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